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Drug information on Moncyp (Cyproheptadine) from Acinom Healthcare

Moncyp

  Syrup   
Acinom Healthcare
Generic : Cyproheptadine
 75.00
2mg/5mL
200 ml
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Moncyp may be prescribed


Side effects of Moncyp

   Central Nervous System : Sedation, sleepiness, dizziness, disturbed coordination, confusion, restlessness, excitation, nervousness, tremor, irritability, sleeplessness, tingling, convulsions, emotional state, hallucination and faintness.

   Skin : Rash, edema, excessive sweating, hives and photosensitivity.

   Eye and ENT : Blurred vision, double vision, fainting and ringing in the ear.

   Heart : Low blood pressure, palpitations, fast heart rate and shock.

   Blood : Anemia and decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

   Gastrointestinal : Liver failure, dryness of mouth, stomach distress, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation and jaundice.

   Genitourinary : Urinary frequency, difficulty in urination, urinary retention and early menses.

   Respiratory : Dryness of nose and throat, sputum, tightness of chest, wheezing and nasal stuffiness.

   Miscellaneous : Fatigue, chills, headache and increased appetite/weight gain.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- The total daily dose for adults should not exceed 0.5 mg/kg/day.
Child- The usual dose is 2 mg (1/2 tablet) two or three times a day.

How to use Moncyp?

It comes as a tablet, capsule and syrup to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Moncyp not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in newborns, nursing mothers and patients with hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Moncyp

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of asthma, increased eye pressure, ulcer, difficulty in urinating, heart disease, high blood pressure, seizures, overactive thyroid, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breast feeding.

• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight; otherwise it may cause sunburn.

Other Precautions for Moncyp

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Moncyp

Store it at room temperature. Keep away from children. Do not allow the liquid to freeze.


Schedule : G  Drugs that are to be used only under medical supervision.



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